Heritage Tour: St. Thomas Trail – August 20, 2017

A visit to places associated with Saint Thomas. Tour led by Fabiola Jacob. By van.

The St. Thomas Trail will feature the following places associated with St. Thomas:
– International Shrine of St. Thomas Basilica – The tomb of the saint and the museum
– Our Lady of Visitation (Descanco) Church, R. A. Puram – St. Thomas used to rest here on his way to Little Mount
– Little Mount – St. Thomas’ cave – prayer space – and space where he preached.
– St. Thomas Mount – where the apostle was martyred in 72 AD. The church here was built by the Portuguese in 1547 AD, and it contains many interesting relics.

Date: Sunday, 20 August
Time: 2.45pm – 6.00pm
Starting Point: St. Thomas Basilica, San Thome ( meet at entrance to tomb complex at rear of Cathedral)

Fee: Rs.150 ( van fee) – to be paid at the start point of the tour.
To register email your interest to – themadrasday@gmail.com using ‘ ST. THOMAS’ in the subject line. ( no cancellations please).
Open to first 13 ( more may be accommodated if transport is possible at our end).